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. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care. >> it is reported that at 8:58 p.m., a huge object believing to be a meteor right fell on a farm. >> 75 years ago, martians innovated the planet or people listening to the radio thought they did. a look back at the war of the world broadcast that caused widespread panic across the country. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> good to have you with us on this wednesday. two hours from now, the health and human services secretary will testify. >> many are saying she should be fired. >> kathleen see bellous will be asked to explain the failure of the health care website. we have more on what she might say today. >> good morning. you know, kathl
almost all based on information leaked by former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden suggest the u.s. has been spying on many countries and their leaders, including important u.s. allies. >> the white house denies the report that president obama knew the n.s.a. was eavesdropping on german leader angela merkel. we have the latest. >> a nine member delegation will meet with senior government officials over allegations of widespread spying against leaders. new allegations surfaced that president obama approved spying on german chancellor angela merkel. according to the wall street journal, the president was unaware the n.s.a. was spying on world leaders and ordered the agency to stop some of the monitoring programs after learning of them. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> it's not just the europeans who are upset. over the weekend, thousands marched on washington to express their outrage. >> against mass surveillance and i'm truly honored to speak for all whistle blowers. >> some memb
keeping the u.s.a. safe. >> that might be the way that the n.s.a. has skirted around these issues, because they are in lock step with g.c.h.q. they worked well in hand, the two of them. there are an awful lot of monitoring stations here in the u.k., one run by the n.s.a. itself up in yorkshire. it's said to be the largest facility in minwith hill, the largest in europe. the g.c.h.q. and n.s.a. work hand-in-glove together and have a special relationship and share intelligence, so maybe it's not the n.s.a. monitoring american citizens, maybe it's the g.c.h.q. and they can do it under british law, so a little bit of a roundabout way of doing things, phil. >> again, phil ittner joining us from london on these exclusive documents obtained by aljazeera. >> edward snowden has a new job, his lawyer said he has found a tech support job. he has been living in the former soviet republic since august. the lawyer didn't name the company. he is set to start tomorrow. >> if you're getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. you're going to get a better deal. >> president obama
threatened to veto any resolution authorizing force at the u.n. security council, military action seemed any further off. >> the security council has to be brought in. >> reporter: stepping back a bit. obama decided to ask congress to approve the use of military force against syria. but that plan changed when, in september, u.s. secretary of state john kerry made an off the cuff comment saying if syria gave up its chemical weapons then military action could be avoided. something the russians jumped at and that led to a plan to eliminate syria's chemical weapons. based on that agreement, the global chemical weapons watchdog set deadlines for syria's disarmer. and sent weapons inspectors in. syria has now met two deadlines in that process. last week the syrian government submitted a plan outlining how it will destroy its chemical weapons reserves. on thursday, a day before the deadline, it's a announced that syria has functionally destroyed the equipment it needs to create new chemical weapons. the next deadline is the middle of this month with syria's formal plan will need to be approved by t
a crucial deadline. >> the next deadline is just a few weeks away. a former u.n. weapons investigator tells us about the challenges facing the syrian team. >> the vatican sends out a worldwide survey, catholic bishops polled on issues such as bird control and gay marriage. >> salmon are booming in numbers that haven't been seen in a century. how people have stepped in to help this once-threatened species. >> shock in the nfl's thursday night football game. the locally dolphins managed to upend the division leader, all up next in sports. (vo) tonight ... >> does the nsa collect any type of data on millions of americans? >> no sir. (vo) fault lines investigates what it's like to live under the watchful eye of the nsa. >> they know everything that you do, everything that you think, everything that you fear. they know how to manipulate and control you. the state has all the power. >> we have done more to destroy our way of life than the terrorists could ever have done. >> a senator under investigation and only al jazeera america is there. uncovering the corruption opening the files... >> are yo
, but also the balance struck for the privacy of citizens. >> also today the u.n. arab league envoy trying to build support for peace talks planned for geneva next month. >>> after a yeaa year after supm sandy, ellis island opens but artifacting still remain in storage. >>> opponents in texas suing to stop the law saying that abortion laws unconstitution. that law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals. >>> fans around the world are mourning the death of rock legend lou reed who died at the age of 71. startinstarting with the velvet underground helped to change the sounds of rock-n-roll forever. carlos monthly lena tells us this is the life of lou reed. >> reporter: for lou reed life was expressed through music. his band, the velvet underground set the tone for rock and the punk music movement in the 1760s and early 70s. >> for a lot of people who like a lot of indy rock, pumping music, lou is as important as the beatles. >> reporter: back in the 1960s lou reed and othe other iconic musical figures called this home at one time or another and used i
, council of europe, the u.n. and they keep doing it. there hasn't been no political way to address the demands of romas. >> reporter: the city councilor in rome said she wants to end segregation through integration. >> we need to learn to live together. their reputation as kno momads e observe sow least. >> keep calling this camp home. >> the pope who makes a new friend. check him out. he just won't leave his side. to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> returning to our top story health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius just wrapped up her testimony on capitol hill. she was answering questions about problems with the healthcare exc
people and make them disappear. >> reporter: the world's largest u.n. peace keeping forces in congo is helping them fight m-23 and we can't stop it in the 14 years it has been here but say they will find out what happened. >> translator: we all know that bodies have been found in that area. the area has been controlled by m-23 for about one year and that it has been taken by the army just a few days ago. on the u.n. side we quickly form a team which is going to investigate and from the results we are going to tell you what has been discovered. >> reporter: they are investigating two but war crimes are common in the conflicts and the full story may never be uncovered, webb in the district of congo. >> reporter: these interest numbers of congo and huge a population of under 68 million people. life expectancy is low. the average life span is only 48 years. it's also a poor country. 87.7% of the population lives below the poverty line. the bodies of two french journalists killed in mali have been repatriated and they were obducted and murdered in saturday in northern mali and bodies
blocked u.n. inspectors from access to two chemical weapons facilities, a setback in an attempt to rid syria of chemical weapons. inspectors did not say whether the syrian rebels or the government was responsible for the delay. negotiations for access are under way. >>> abortion right supporters in texas are celebrating a legal victory after a judge found provisions of the abortion unconstitutional, ruling that the measure restricted a woman's action to abortion clinics. the government will continue efforts. >> penn state university is paying $60 million to 26 young men abused by a lecturure. it comes a little more than a year after jerry sandusky was put in gaol for 45 counts of the child abuse. "consider this" is up next. you gone go to aljazeera.com for the latest news. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. >> share your story on tv and online. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain
may order the n.s.a. to stop eavesdropping on those believed to be friends to the u.s., while congress considers ways to weaken the agency. >> a settlement in the jerry sandusky case to many boys abused by the former football coach. >> this new violent video emerging involving hostages in last month's siege in the philippines. the government wants to know if the video is real. others are also seeking answers. >> oh, my god, it's just beautiful! >> one year later, remembering super storm sandy, how one group is helping those reclaim some of their most precious possessions. >> welcome to aljazeera america, i'm del walters. after reports of u.s. spying on its allies, leaders around the world, the n.s.a. security agency is under fire today. both the president and congress are looking at ways, changes that would limit the n.s.a.'s sweeping ability to collect intelligence. now terms like constraint, transparency, and increased oversight are being used when talking about the future of the nation's spy agency. aljazeera's erika ferrari has more. >> lawmakers are expected to introduce a bill oc
are gathering outside of the embassy in tehran for death to america rally. n. protesters ] >> 34 years ago today iranian students overran the embassy taking workers hostage. this year's demonstration comes as president rouhani has been making overtures with the u.s. government. now more with al jazeera. >> reporter: thousands of iranians have come out to sport support, and remember the hostage taking and the takeover of the u.s. embassy here in tehran, a very large compound. the crowds stressed all the way past the embassy and probably thousands of people here. now, the sentiments are one of defiance. the people here still see the united states as the great satan, and they do not support the normalization of relations with america. now, it comes amidst of positive diplomatic atmosphere, of course, that phone call between president barack obama and the iranian president rouhani. and now most iranians support normalization relations with the united states, the people here, the thousands of iranians here are still 100% opposed to the united states. >> in the united states the republican party is fi
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